Hand-Made Treats for Dogs, Kids, and Friends!

Support the mission of the Exceptional Foundation as we help others by making a small purchase of gifts hand-made by our exceptionals. Visit our Gift Shop to find children’s books, dog treats, and hand-made holiday cards.

Order personalized greeting cards today! Call us at 901.387.5002

6th Annual Chili Cook-Off Winners

People’s Choice Winners:

1st place – Shane Greer, Smokey Bottom Boys
2nd Place – RBG Accounting Firm
3rd Place – Temple Israel Brotherhood, Adam Mc Collum

Jon Poulin Spirit Award:

West Cancer Center

Chili Cook Off Winners:

1st Place – Process and Power
2nd Place – Shane Greer, Smokey bottom Boys
3rd Place – Jason Abis and Big John

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The Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee

Enriching the lives of those with intellectual disabilities by meeting their social, recreational, and continued educational needs.

A Special Place For Those With Special Needs

It’s not easy being exceptional. You stand out…or you don’t. You’re left out…or you’re kept in. Yet, you have social needs just like everyone else. That’s why The Exceptional Foundation of West Tennessee was founded. We are a non-profit organization providing social, recreational, and continued educational needs for individuals with intellectual disabilities. We offer holistic programming in a safe, welcoming community for individuals with a variety of disabilities.

Who We Serve

EFWT is an inclusive community for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Developmental Delay, Cerebral Palsy, Williams Syndrome, Prader-Willi, Rubenstein Taybi, Schprinten Syndrome, and more.

Join us! Together, we can do so much more!

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Donating classroom materials and supplies is always helpful to each of our exceptional participants.

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